With an overall population of 46,660 and a student population of 245, approximately 245 of Pharr students attend one of Pharr's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Pharr's largest medical coding school is Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr. In 2010, Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr graduated approximately 24 students from its medical coding program.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Pharr in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Pharr after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Pharr, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. There were 13,120 medical coders working in Texas and 400 working in the greater Pharr area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical coders is expected to increase by 25% in Pharr. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Pharr is $21,590 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.